As a younger generation increasingly drinks caffè d'orzo, it has adapted itself into modern forms. Nestlé has an orzo brand, and orzo espresso pods are now available from major brands like Lavazza. But not everyone has gotten the healthy message. "Last summer I ordered an orzo cappuccino with soy milk," says the Rome-based writer Susanne Hertel. "The barista looked right at me and said, 'But this is not fun at all! You really want it?'"